[Talk-transit] Ideas for a simplified public transportation scheme

Jarek PiĆ³rkowski jarek at piorkowski.ca
Mon May 13 12:47:00 UTC 2019

On Mon, 13 May 2019 at 03:50, Snusmumriken
<snusmumriken.mapper at runbox.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2019-05-12 at 20:55 +0200, Tijmen Stam wrote:
> > It is not uncommon for key/values to be misnomers in OSM. Clearest
> > example is private-access ways being tagged as highway=* (plus
> > access=no) which is a misnomer in British English (which we use)
> Misnomers should clearly be avoided if at all possible. And here it is
> quite possible, by calling a bus stop a bus stop.

Calling a bus stop a bus stop is fine, but if we want to avoid
misnomers, why is it under the "highway" category, along with
expressways and speed bumps and toll gantries, and not a "public
transport" category?

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